Author: Daniel Robinson
Rev. Barber calls for people to honor King’s legacy by opposing injustice
Minister, activist and author Rev. William Barber II urged the crowd at Bridgewater College’s Cole Hall auditorium on Wednesday to pick up where Martin Luther King Jr. left off by protesting injustices.
City still seeking public input for public art at downtown’s northern gateway
Harrisonburg has been gathering input for the last month about ideas regarding a sculpture where Liberty and Main streets connect on the north end of downtown. And the city will continue to collect ideas from members of the public through August, including through an online survey.
Public safety agencies seek to attract needed reinforcements
With about 20 open positions in Harrisonburg Police Department and the fire department preparing to add a new station, the city is trying a host of strategies to attract new applicants for first responder jobs.
With a new name and broader scope, organization aims to help Valley entrepreneurs build their dreams
Hillary Hamman, owner of The Quirky Closet, a plus size women’s clothing boutique in Winchester, received a loan in late 2021 to help fund a new brick-and-mortar location on Loudon Street after a leak in the original location at on East Boscawen Street.